This book celebrates midwives from very different ethnic, religious, and ideological backgrounds-in all of their richness and diversity. Chester presents a community of voices of women who share a commitment to other women and who strive together to ensure for a practice with such a long history a successful and vibrant future.
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The 27 midwives profiled here share certain traits: respect for the spiritual side of childbirth, a strong belief in women's rights and a vision of midwifery as ""an attitude, a philosophy."" But Chester, who interviewed each woman and edited their accounts, does an admirable job of helping each...| Read Full Review of Sisters on a Journey: Portrai...